AGS COUNCIL MINUTES
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

  I.  Call to Order – 5:34 PM

II.    Approve Agenda (2) Coral moves to approve agenda, motion carries

III.   Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting (2) Aaron moves to approve, motion carries

IV.   Executive Reports

a.              VP Social (3)

Recruiting new members, Halloween party next week, UCSD offered to help with Vegas event

b.             VP External (3)

Jen met with Janet Napolitano; bill for open access is ready to go; she will be on campus next week

c.              VP Finance (3)

First round of travel grants has been completed; anyone can apply; budget ready today; must apply 1 quarter ahead of time; special projects funding (vote in funding committee and verify in council)

d.             VP Internal (3)

Survey launched; subcommittees have started meeting; new members from AGS open house; went to housing meeting with Justin; meeting with mental health task force tomorrow; town hall next Wednesday for health insurance; campus climate survey data may be available soon

e.              VP Admin (3)

Communications director position open.

f.               President (5)

Met with NapolitAno: Addressed PDST increase., Non-resident tuition increase (non-res tuition is paid out of pocket), please send regarding non-res tuition testimonials to Justin.

Erica motions to extend time by 5 min, motion carries.

Advocating systemwide investigation into D1 athletics status. Good use of student service money?  Contact Justin with interest.  Grad Students have to pay to go to games.

V.      Resolution 13-42: To Appoint Emma Mah as a Council Member (10)

Kelsey moves to call to vote, motion carries

Unanimous yea

VI.    Approval of the AGS Budget (15)

Kevin gives explanation of budget accounts, any changes made from last year.

Coral moves to approve, motion carries

Unanimous yea

VII.   New Business (5)

Justin: Staff updates, no objections

Alexandra: thanks for bagel day update, bulletin board for tasks

Sonali: industry interested in symposium, pamphlets for industry outreach

Trevor: help with bagel day, communicating with recruits

 

Time Allotted: 54 Minutes

Shea moves to adjourn, motion carries (6:25 PM)